Person:William Cecil (2)

William Cecil, Lord Burghley
m. ca 1519
  1. William Cecil, Lord Burghley1520 - 1598
  2. Elizabeth Cecil1525 - 1611
  3. Anne Cecil1527 -
  4. Margaret Cecil1547 - 1611
  • HWilliam Cecil, Lord Burghley1520 - 1598
  • WMary Cheke1522 - 1544
m. 8 Aug 1541
  1. Thomas Cecil, 1st Earl of Exeter1542 - 1623
  • HWilliam Cecil, Lord Burghley1520 - 1598
  • WMildred Cooke1524 - 1589
m. 21 DEC 1545
  1. Elizabeth Cecil
  2. Anne Cecil1556 - 1588
  3. Margaret Cecil1562 -
  4. Sir Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury1563 - 1612
Facts and Events
Name William Cecil, Lord Burghley
Alt Name William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley
Gender Male
Birth[1][5] 13 Sep 1520 Bourne, Lincolnshire, England
Alt Birth[2] 13 Sep 1521
Marriage 8 Aug 1541 Gray's Inn, London, , Englandto Mary Cheke
Marriage 21 DEC 1545 Englandto Mildred Cooke
Alt Marriage 21 Oct 1546 , , , Englandto Mildred Cooke
Alt Death[5] 4 May 1598
Death[1] 4 Aug 1598 Westminster, London, EnglandCecil House
Burial? St Martin Churchyard, Stamford, Lincolnshire, England
Reference Number[1] 3000 Q354309?
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, Secondary quality.

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    William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley (sometimes spelt Burleigh), KG (13 September 1520 – 4 August 1598) was an English statesman, the chief advisor of Queen Elizabeth I for most of her reign, twice Secretary of State (1550–1553 and 1558–1572) and Lord High Treasurer from 1572. He was the founder of the Cecil dynasty which has produced many politicians including two Prime Ministers.

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  2. William Cecil, 1st Baron of Burghley, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe, Secondary quality.
  3.   William Cecil, in Find A Grave.
  4.   CECIL, Sir William (1520 or 1521-98), in The History of Parliament, Secondary quality.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Tyler, Lyon Gardiner. Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography. (New York, New York: Lewis Historical Pub. Co., c1915), 1:8, Secondary quality.

    Cecil, William, Lord Burleigh, the great minister of State to Queen Elizabeth. He was born at Bourne, Lincolnshire, September 13, 1520. His biography would be almost a history to the times in which he lived. He patronized Sir Humphrey Gilbert and Sir Walter Raleigh, and all the other English voyagers for discovery. he was a man of immense capacity for business, and held the full confidence of the Queen. He died May 4, 1598.